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Norwegian Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Norwegian is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Norwegian may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).

Norwegian Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Norwegian come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Norwegian are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Norwegian Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Norwegian family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Norwegian were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Norwegian. Names like Norwegian transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over generations.

Last names similar to Norwegian

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